Category Archives: Health & Nutrition News

A regular review of health related research stories that made the news. We had previously covered these on our Facebook page and from October 13′ we review the news items on our blog to allow for more in-depth coverage.

In the News – Health and Nutrition Research

In this week’s article we provide a round-up of recent health and nutrition related articles that have made the news, five articles comprising:

  • Green tea compound may form basis for future arthritis therapy
  • Sugary drinks tax ‘would stop millions becoming obese’
  • Stress during pregnancy related to infant gut microbiota
  • UK air pollution ‘linked to 40,000 early deaths a year’
  • Seasonal affective disorder: first human gene mutation discovered

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In the News – Health and Nutrition Research

In this week’s article we look at some of the most pertinent health and nutrition stories to reach the news in recent weeks, four items comprising;

  • ‘Parents urged to get free sugar app to check products’
  • ‘Early-life exercise alters gut microbes, promotes healthy brain and metabolism’
  • ‘Study links Irritable Bowel Syndrome with vitamin D deficiency’
  • ‘How eating fish can stop middle-age spread: Foods rich in omega-3 found to help burn off calories’

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In the News – Health and Nutrition Research

In this week’s article we provide a review of recent health related stories that made the news with five items comprising:

  • “An exciting finding: Are the brain health benefits of B vitamins dependent on Omega  3 levels?”
  • “Vitamin D shows promise for treating Crohn’s Disease”
  • “Penn Research points to Omega 3 as a nutritional intervention for Childhood  Behavioural Problems”
  • “World entering era of global food insecurity with malnutrition and obesity side by side within countries, says leading food expert”
  • “High fat diet changes gut microbe populations and brain’s ability to recognize fullness”

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Health & Nutrition in the News

We provide a review of recent health related research stories that have been prominent in the news with five items comprising:

  • Fatty acids in fish may shield brain from mercury damage
  • Low micronutrient intake may accelerate the degenerative diseases of aging
  • Vitamin D and Omega-3 together may help mental illness
  • The ‘Magnesium Hypothesis of Cardiovascular Disease’
  • UK and US dietary advice on fats “should never have been introduced”

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Antibiotic Resistance – ‘The Ticking Time Bomb’

“The danger posed by growing resistance to antibiotics should be ranked along with terrorism on a list of threats to the nation, the government’s chief medical officer for England has said. Professor Dame Sally Davies described it as a “ticking time bomb”. She warned that routine operations could become deadly in just 20 years if we lose the ability to fight infection.” Continue reading  ▶